In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The mechanical gadget is operated by a spring which has to be cranked using a key.
- Police are investigating the incident involving a worker operating a mechanical street sweeper who was stopped by a gang of about eight youths.
- It was the first low-cost, mass-marketed mechanical toothbrush.
- Any sabotage or mechanical failures would cause power cuts in Britain within days.
- While hard disks have evolved over time, there is still always the danger of mechanical failure and the subsequent loss of all data on the drive.
- He cannot even walk on his own and he is barely kept alive by a variety of mechanical devices.
- This technology entails the construction of very tiny mechanical devices coupled to electrical sensors and actuators.
- The researchers took their inspiration from mechanical walking toys that automatically stroll down a slope in response to gravity.
- Accident investigators said there was no evidence of any mechanical failure and said the bus was travelling within the 40 mph speed limit.
- Repair records showed that levels of mechanical damage to devices from the ward were higher than normal.
- Freeze protection is a mechanical feature on exterior garden faucets.
- The hallway stretched out before her, an infinite tunnel of grey sterility and mechanical deprivation.
- Generally speaking, ensuing loss as a result of a breakdown is covered, but the mechanical failure itself isn't.
- This is characteristic of the typewriter, a mechanical device.
- Each apartment includes mechanical ventilation for automatic exhaust of stale air.
- Much of the pleasure of real pinball comes from the physical interaction with a big, mechanical device and heavy ball bearings.
- The report concluded that although there was still a problem with the warning system for the landing gear, pilot error rather than mechanical failure was to blame for the crash.
- The mechanical cooler operates on principles similar to a modern home refrigerator.
- Oil contamination would result from neglect of compressor maintenance, leading to mechanical failure.
- The mini mechanical sweeper operates on a daily basis in and around the pedestrian area and the mid city streets.
- A variety of purely mechanical devices were used from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries to increase the size and capacity of the ear to conduct sound.
- The pneumatic pump operated the mechanical heart and sustained Clark for 112 days.
- Aviation safety experts have been analyzing data on the incident to determine if the cause was pilot error, weather or mechanical failure.
- The research marks the first time an animal has been able to use brain power alone to operate a mechanical object.
- It was very frustrating, but eventually I learned about the engine falling off, so I chalked it up to mechanical failure.
- To avoid failure because of mechanical problems, NASA carried out an extensive system design and test program.
- The wreckage is also likely to be examined to see if there was any mechanical failure with a particular focus on brakes and wheels.
- And mechanical failure such as steering or suspension breakage could have you singing with the angels in seconds.
- What ought to be a routine mechanical operation has become an altogether more difficult and complicated affair.
- A ratchet is a mechanical device that restricts movement in one direction and allows movement in the opposite direction.
- Accelerometers are mechanical devices that respond to acceleration.
- His machines included mechanical devices for dredging, a mill to pump water and a device to pull ships over obstacles.
- No measure of mechanical failure or infection was reported.
- Although we can envisage building tiny machines, examples put forward to date tend to be versions of mechanical devices: gear wheels and the like.
- The warm hand of the farmer has long been replaced by the cold, mechanical suction of an automated milking system.
- A Brazilian government report on the accident blamed poor maintenance for a series of mechanical failures that led to the explosion.
- It is not known if the helicopter was shot down or suffered mechanical problems, or if there were casualties.
- A mechanical failure of the train's brake cylinder was at fault on that occasion.
- We can expect that all valves, all mechanical devices, whatever they are, are going to have a failure at some stage.
- To avoid any mechanical failure in so complex a piece of machinery as well as avoid all potential accidents is remarkable.
- But are birds unfeeling, mechanical songsters, driven to sing but never understanding what it is they do?
- Cora's sword never stopped moving, her movement automatic and mechanical.
- Everything I had been doing in the past was too mechanical, too forced.
- In a mechanical motion, Adam tipped the bottles over the glasses and a steady stream of foamy beer poured into them.
- Deep in concentration Em hung her keys on the wall and walked to the kitchen, where she grabbed an apple, all in mechanical motions.
- The algorithms ran their determined courses, and our thoughts followed one after another, as mechanical and as predictable as the planets in their orbits.
- He looked firmly at the villagers, who were heaping piles of straw around the lion with mechanical motions, as if they were going to burn it.
- Most curious of all was the fact that he made the same mechanical gestures no matter what he was saying.
- Again, hesitation overwhelmed Adam but, out of mechanical instinct, he took the hand.
- Consequently, sex routinely becomes mechanical, unfeeling, and unfulfilling.
- Albert, Jr., I think, is a little too mechanical, not as spontaneous as he ought to be.
- Tora brushed it off, but her words had sounded so mechanical it looked as though Tora had practiced saying them over and over again.
- Pearls of wisdom leave our mouths every day in an unthinking and mechanical manner.
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